Route History

Route 212 fares

Date of introduction
Gar
Mon-Fri
Sat
Sun
31.01.81
WW121+
10DMS
9DMS
5DSM

CHINGFORD STATION - Friday Hill - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Fulbourne Road - Walthamstow Central Station - WALTHAMSTOW GARAGE
NEW ROUTE partly replaced 191 and W21

15.09.81
WW121+
10T
9T
5T

DMS replaced by Titans.

04.09.82
WW121+
10T
8T
5T

CHINGFORD STATION - Friday Hill - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Fulbourne Rd - Walthamstow Central - Chingford Mount - Mansfield Hill - YARDLEY LANE ESTATE
Extended from Walthamstow Garage to Yardley Lane Estate replacing withdrawn 276.

T521

T521 Chingford

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06.06.87
T21+
--
--
LS ex 179A
WW121+
10T
9T
--

Sunday Leyton (T) allocation introduced at the expense of Walthamstow (WW) and was jointly operated with Route 179A


17.10.87
T
--
--
3LS
WW121+
9T
9T
--

CHINGFORD STATION ( Mon-Sat )  -  WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STATION ( Suns )  - YARDLEY LANE ESTATE ( Daily )
Sunday withdrawn between Walthamstow and Chngford - this section replaced by Sunday extension Route 236
Leyton (T) has own allocation - joint with 179A withdrawn.

19.11.88
WW121+
5T
5T
5MR

CHINGFORD STATION - Friday Hill - Chingford Hatch - Highams Park - Fulbourne Rd,WALTHAMSTOW CENTRAL STN
Withdrawn between Walthamstow Central and Yardley Lane - this section replaced by new 215.

23.11.91
NP81+
5ON
5ON
4sd
logo Contract reassigned
130

Olympian 13o Chingford Station

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644

Sunday working 644 at ?

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01.04.95
NP81+
5ON
5ON
4sd
212 map
Extracted from 1995 map drawn by Mike Harris
The Greater London Bus Map
135

135 Chingford Station

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22.07.00
NP81+
10DML
9DML
5DML

CHINGFORD STATION - WALTHAMSTOW Mission Grove
Extended in Walthamstow to Mission Grove.

DML745

DML745 Chingford stand

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11.11.00
NP81+
10DML
9DML
5DML

CHINGFORD STATION - WALTHAMSTOW South Grove
Walthamstow stand change

22.09.01
NP
8DML
9DML
5DML

CHINGFORD STATION - WALTHAMSTOW St James's Street Station
Walthamstow terminus change

05.03.05
EC810
1DLA
--
--
NP
9DML
9DML
5DML

SDO journey introduced with double deck - contract assigned to Arriva London North operated by Edmonton

03.12.05
EC810
1DLA
--
--
H
9DML
9DML
5DML

Allocation moved to Hackney (H)

15.12.07
EC810
1DLA
--
--
LI
9DML
9DML
6DML

Allocation change - Hackney closed - moved to Lea Interchange (LI)

20.06.08
DX673
1DLA
--
--
H
9TN/TNL
9TN/TNL
6TN/TNL

Converted to double deck operation

28.03.09
NP
9TN
9TN
6TN

Allocation moved from LI to NP - Arriva involvement withdrawn.

06.03.10
HK71+
9SD
9SD
7SD
LOGO New contract awarded to Hackney Community Transport with double deck Scania buses.
HCT

Scania SD6 Walthamstow

© Lawrence Living

07.03.15
LI
9SD
9SD
6SD
Contract reassigned
38106

Hybrid 38106 at Chingford Station

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Current times for Route

Operating Garages

WW Walthamstow
Changeover at garage

NP Northumberland Park
Changeover at ?

EC Edmonton
Changeover at garage

LI Lea Interchange
Changeover at Chingford Station

Stands and turning points